Flags

How many different flags can be made from colors red, yellow, blue, green, white so that each flag consisted of three different colors?

Result

n =  60

Solution:

n=543=60n = 5\cdot4\cdot3 = 60



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Dr Math
nice site helped me very much

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Math student
This solution is for if the order of color matters. However, according to the question, order does not matter. It is therefore a combination, not a permutation. The solution should be (7x6x5)/3! = 35.

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Dan
I think solution in OK, because order matters...

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